Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s counselor to the president: What to know

Kellyanne Conway is heading to the White House.

Donald Trump named her counselor to the president on Dec. 22, 2016, ensuring that she will continue to be a close adviser to him. She was previously Trump’s third campaign manager, helping him win the election.

Conway is the first woman to have led a GOP presidential campaign.

In a statement, Trump said Conway “played a crucial role” in his victory. “She is a tireless and tenacious advocate of my agenda and has amazing insights on how to effectively communicate our message,” he added.

Conway, an established pollster, has also worked with many other Republicans in the past. Here’s a little more to know about her.

Nicole Brown